Higher Education in Malaysia → Private Universities
Sunway Education Group
Previously the Sunway College Sdn Bhd (1986)
Sunway Education Group of Jeffrey Cheah Foundation has :
1. RM300 million total revenue for 2009;
2. 16,000 student population with 4,800 international students from 80 countries
Previously the : Kolej Sunway, Sunway College, Sunway University College
On 16 December 2010 Minister of Higher Education Malaysia upgraded the University College to a full-fledged University.
Sunway Lagoon is a big complex with :
|Hotel||University||Theme Park||Shopping Complex|
|SUNWAY HOTEL||SUNWAY UNIVERSITY||SUNWAY LAGOON||Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall|
Sunway University College was formed with the belief and understanding that higher education is vital to the progress of the Nation. The predecessor institution, known as Sunway College then, received an auspicious start in 1987 when it was officially opened by the late Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Alhaj Ibni Almarhum Sultan Hisamuddin Alam Shah Alhaj Sultan of Selangor Darul Ehsan. Within a short span of time, Sunway student numbers outgrew the original premises, eventually leading to the opening of new campus.
Sunway University College is one of largest modern private institutions in Malaysia. The College occupy 22 acres of prime land in Bandar Sunway Petaling Jaya. This RM 120 million campus is fully equipped with academic, hostel and sports facilities.
The groundbreaking ceremony was held on March 9, 1991 and in December 1992, the institution moved to its new campus complete with modern academic and residential facilities. By January 1993, all academic sessions were conducted here, The grandest moment in the history of Sunway University College came on April 29, 1993 when the new campus was officially opened by Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, the 4th Prime Minister of Malaysia. It represents a major investment by the Sunway Group towards education.
That moment declared the aspirations of Sunway University College to become a world-class institution and a leader in private education in Malaysia and the ASEAN region, in line with the Prime Minister's vision that Malaysia should become a centre for academic excellence.
Sunway University College has built a fine reputation and proud tradition of excellence and leadership. Yet never to rest on its laurels, the institution continues in its progress towards excellence.
The institution's Founder and Chairman of the Sunway Group, Ybhg Tan Sri Dato' Seri Dr. Jeffery Cheah has placed Sunway University College into a Trust in 1997, under the eminent chairmanship of YABhg Tun Omar Ong Yoke Lin. This auspicious occasion was witnessed by YB Dato' Seri Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak. the Minister of Education then. Such is the commitment of Sunway University College, Malaysia's Premier Private University College.
On 12 August 2004 Sunway University College was conferred University College status by the Ministry of Higher Education.
SUNWAY UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
Co.No.: 146440-K JPS Reg.No.: KP/JPS/DFT/US/B15
No. 5, Jalan Kolej, Bandar Sunway, Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
Tel : (603) 7491 8622 Fax : (603) 5635 8630
|SUNWAY INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL||SUNWAY UNIVERSITY COLLEGE|
CANADIAN GRADE 12
FIELDS OF STUDY
•A-Levels "Australian Matriculation • Canadian International Matriculation Programme • Monash University Foundation Year • Accounting & Finance
• Business & Management • Sciences • Psychology • Computer Technology
• Performance+Media • Hospitality & Tourism Management • Events Management • Graphic & Multimedia Design • Interior Design • Fine Art • American Degree Transfer Program • Australian 3+0 / Twinning Programme • MBA Programmes
• Professional Accounting Programmes
University College Status
SUNWAY UNIVERSITY COLLEGE is formally the SUNWAY COLLEGE. Sunway College was upgraded to a degree-awarding university, fully approved by the Education Ministry in August 2004.
Sunway University College was conferred University College status by the Ministry of Higher Education on 12 August 2004. The approval letter was presented by the then Higher Education Minister YB Dato’ Dr Shafie bin Haji Mohd Salleh to YBhg Tan Sri Dato’ Seri (Dr) Jeffrey Cheah, now the Foundation Chancellor of Sunway University College, during the launch of the National Patriotic Day celebrations at Sunway University College.
Tan Sri Dato’ Seri (Dr) Jeffrey Cheah Fook Ling was officially installed as the University’s Foundation Chancellor on 19 September 2006 in the presence of His Royal Highness Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah AlHaj.
Founded by Tan Sri Jeffrey Cheah in 1987, Sunway College was the first private college to answer Government’s call to the private sector to assist in providing tertiary education opportunities.
The College is one of the pioneers in twinning with universities in Australia, Britain and America. Some of its students have gone on to do better than their foreign counterparts in their final university examinations.
Sunway College has also successfully partnered with Monash University to operate the first branch campus of a foreign University in Malaysia, this being Monash University Malaysia. At present, Monash University Malaysia has an enrolment of over 2,500 students.
Sunway University College has developed into a well established educational institution that offers a very high standard of education to Malaysian and international students with eminent scholars to teach the undergraduates and also to undertake high-quality research and development.
In 1997, Tan Sri Jeffrey Cheah placed Sunway College in a trust administered by a Board of Trustees headed by Tun Haji Omar Yoke- Lin Ong. The College has since awarded more than RM20 million in scholarships to over 1,000 Malaysian students. In 2003, the Sunway College Trust, which owns 100% of Sunway College and 76% of Monash University Malaysia, earned fees in excess of RM120 million.
SCHOOL OF COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY
|Employment / Postgraduate Studies|
|BSc (Hons) in Information Systems / Information Technology / Multimedia Systems (Year 3)|
|Equivalent Diplomas in IT / Computer Science / Computer Studies / Multimedia (2 years or more)||BSc (Hons) in Information Systems / Information Technology / Multimedia System (Year 2)|
|STPM, UEC, A-Level.
Australian Matriculation, Canadian Matriculation, MUFY, SMU3 or Equivalent
|BSc (Hons) in information Systems / Information Technology / Multimedia System (Year 1)|
|Minimum five (5) credits in SPM, 0-Level, UEC, SMU2 or Equivalent||Foundation in Information Technology and Multimedia
|Minimum three (3) credits in SPM, 0-Level, UEC, SMU2 or Equivalent.||Diploma in Computer Studies (Business IT) / Computer
Studies (Intergtive Multimedia) / Information Engineering / Information
(2 years 4 months)